APPLY NOW!!! JACARANDA FM/THE WITS RADIO ACADEMY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2021(STIPEND AVAILABLE), YOUNG SOUTH AFRICAN
Jacaranda FM features a highly exciting opportunity available! We are checking out TWO news interns to hitch our vibrant and dynamic news team.
We have partnered with The Wits Radio Academy, a centre of coaching , research and public engagement within the field of radio. The Academy works with the university’s campus station, Voice of Wits 88.1FM within the heart of Braamfontein.
The two interns will rotate every 6 weeks between both stations for a period of 12 months. Interns are going to be required to travel between Jacaranda FM (Midrand) and Wits (JHB). Interns shouldn’t be committed to other fields of study because they’re going to be required to attend various short courses in radio journalism.
The internship is meant to make sure that learning takes place within the various aspects and operations of a newsroom. The internship are going to be effective 01 July 2021 to 30th June 2022 and offers a monthly basic stipend.
Job Functions Journalist
At Jacaranda FM, interns will develop skills within the following areas:
•Assist in various areas of the news department, thereby learning the sensible skills involved
•Assist within the general operations of a newsroom
•Assist journalists within the compilation of their stories
•Report from the sector also as work on the news desk
At VowFM, interns will develop skills within the following areas:
•Compile and skim daily bulletins
•Report from the sector
•Package stories for current affairs programmes
•Be actively involved within the day to day news and current affairs programming
•Update social media with news content
•Interns are going to be required to undertake short courses with the Wits Radio Academy
So what does one need?
•Qualification in Journalism or related field (Bachelors’ Degree or 3 year National Diploma)
•Valid driver’s licence or within the process of obtaining one
•Good command of English language, Preferably bilingual in Afrikaans and English.
•Quality writing and voicing scripts for radio.
•Check facts, accuracy and quality of stories.
•Operating studio and field recording and production equipment.
•Minimal editing and multi-track mixing experience needed.
More details and Application HERE